Ølfabrikken Hymne til Ninkasi
Formerly brewed at Bryggeriet Ølfabrikken (Gourmetbryggeriet - Harboe)
Style: Traditional Ale | Ratings: 12 | Special Seasonal | Alcohol: 6%
In the 1930'ties archaeologist found some 3800 year old clay tablets, which described how a fermented beverage was brewed by the Sumerians.
The poem in the clay tablets was called "The Hymn to Ninkasi". When we brewed the beer we baked some bappir, which is a dried bread made of barley, honey and dates. The bread was mashed with barley malt.
It does not contain hops and it is not boiled either. A mixture of wine yeast, wild yeast and acid producing bacteria are responsible for the fermentation. For more information see http://www.olfabrikken.dk/ninkasi
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